The New York Times

With $250 Million Gift, Columbia Medical School Looks to End Student Debt

December 05, 2017

The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of the top medical schools in the country, and also among the most expensive. But while some medical students now take on crippling debt to attend, a new endowment funded by one of the school’s most successful alumni is intended to eliminate the need for student loans for all of its future medical students, the school announced Monday night.